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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Elected to Unisys Board; Peter Altabef Quoted

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and a four-time Wash100 winner, has been elected to serve on Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) board of directors beginning in January. He will bring to Unisys his experience in its core focus industries that include government, transportation and travel, the company said Wednesday. Before Iridium, …

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NTT Group to Help Las Vegas & Nevada Gov’t Adopt Smart City Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — NTT Group will work with the state of Nevada and city of Las Vegas in an effort to implement a distributed smart city platform built on the Cognitive Foundation architecture for information and communications technology management, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NTT Data and other affiliated …

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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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Iridium Reports 17% Increase in Q3 2018 Revenue; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) posted $136M in revenue for the third quarter of 2018, up 17 percent from the prior year period. The company said Thursday the total number of subscribers grew to 1.09M in Q3 2018, reflecting a year-over-year increase of 15 percent associated with the rise in government …

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Iridium Plans Cloud-Based Satellite Service to Support AWS IoT; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is collaborating with Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) to create a cloud-based satellite service that will work to support the former’s internet of things applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. Iridium said Sept. 27 its satellite network will underpin Iridium CloudConnect, which is …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Security is Key as Agencies Use IoT to Manage Data Across Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 12, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said government agencies should integrate security measures as they increasingly leverage the internet of things to manage data across multiple sources, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 5. Bierweiler said in a report …

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: ‘Robust’ Network for Military IoT to Drive ISR, Supply Chain Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 20, 2018 — Mike Leff, vice president for global defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) public sector business, has said a “robust” network with connectivity and security capabilities will deliver competitive advantage to the U.S. military as it seeks to leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data generated …

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Accenture, Thales Unveil Blockchain Tech for Supply Chain Security at Farnborough Air Show

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Thales to demonstrate a blockchain-based supply chain security system at the Farnborough Air Show that runs through July 22 in England, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The platform, which is based on Linux‘s Hyperledger Fabric project, is designed to detect, …

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Peraton Adds Terrestrial Network PoPs in Push to Expand Global Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Peraton is moving to expand its terrestrial core network with additional points of presence in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions in support of transportation, utilities and other critical infrastructure and government applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the update to its …

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Parsons Survey Shows Lack of IT/OT Integration to Address Critical Infrastructure Cyber Gaps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Parsons has found a lack of collaboration between information technology and operational technology engineers to address the increasing cyber risk present in the rising adoption of internet-connected devices in critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it surveyed 300 industrial control system …

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